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WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Federal judge strikes down state's same-sex marriage ban

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MADISON - A federal judge has struck down parts of Wisconsin’s state ban on same-sex marriage.

In wake of Friday’s ruling by U.S. District Judge Barbara Crabb, county officials say they’ve begun issuing licenses. However, Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen says he will seek an emergency federal court order to stop the marriages. Wisconsin becomes the 27th state were same-sex couple can marry under law, or a judge has struck down laws to ban same-sex marriage.

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